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Gwen Stefani to replace Christina Aguilera on 'The Voice?'

​In with one blonde singer and out with another. If the rumors are true, everyone’s favorite Hollaback Girl could be headed to “The Voice.”

Several news outlets are reporting Gwen Stefani will replace veteran judge Christina Aguilera on Season 7 of the hit show. (Via Hollywood LifePerez HiltonThe Wrap

The timing makes sense — Aguilera announced she was pregnant with her second child in February, meaning she’d be eight or nine months along by the time the new season kicks off in June. (Via NBC / "The Voice")

​As for Stefani, she too has been busy with her family. In February, she gave birth to her third child with hubby Gavin Rossdale. (Via CoolNews.TV

And assuming the rumors are true, she won’t be the only new addition to “The Voice.” It's rumored Pharrell Williams has been tapped to replace CeeLo Green. (Via Columbia Records / Pharrell Williams)

It would be something of a reunion for the duo. They collaborated on Stefani’s hit single “Hollaback Girl” back in 2004. (Via Interscope Records / Gwen Stefani)

The No Doubt singer will also join coaches Adam Levine and Blake Shelton — both of whom are expected to return. (Via YouTube / Celebified)

According to TMZ, Stefani is reportedly only signed on for one season. Aguilera will be back for Season 8.

There's still no official confirmation from NBC — even though many outlets say Stefani’s contract is a done deal. A rep for the network told Us Weekly "We haven't made any decisions at this point."

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  • Senate Republicans skeptical about a GOP health overhaul bill are expressing some doubt about holding a vote this week as they await a key analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. President Donald Trump, making a final push to fulfill a key campaign promise, insists Republicans are not 'that far off' and signaled last-minute changes are coming to win votes. 'We have a very good plan,' Trump said in an interview aired Sunday. Referring to Republican senators opposed to the bill, he added: 'They want to get some points, I think they'll get some points.' So far, five Republican senators are expressing opposition to the Senate GOP plan that would scuttle much of former President Barack Obama's health law. That's more than enough to torpedo the measure developed in private by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and deliver a bitter defeat for the president. The holdouts are expressing willingness to negotiate, but many of them are pushing revisions that could risk alienating moderate Republicans in the process. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said seven to eight additional senators including herself were troubled by provisions in the Senate bill that she believes could cut Medicaid for the poor even more than the House version. Collins, who also opposes proposed cuts to Planned Parenthood, said she was awaiting the CBO analysis before taking a final position. But she said it will be 'extremely difficult' for the White House to be able to find a narrow path to attract both conservatives and moderates. The CBO cost estimate, including an analysis on the number of people likely to be covered, is expected to be released as early as Monday. 'It's hard for me to see the bill passing this week,' Collins said. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., one of the five senators opposing the bill, said he also wants to review the CBO score. 'I would like to delay,' he said. 'These bills aren't going to fix the problem. They're not addressing the root cause,' he said, referring to rising health care costs. 'They're doing the same old Washington thing, throwing more money at the problem.' In the broadcast interview, Trump did not indicate what types of changes to the Senate bill may be in store, but affirmed that he had described a House-passed bill as 'mean.' 'I want to see a bill with heart,' he said, confirming a switch from his laudatory statements about the House bill at a Rose Garden ceremony with House GOP leaders last month. 'Health care's a very complicated subject from the standpoint that you move it this way, and this group doesn't like it.' 'And honestly, nobody can be totally happy,' Trump said. McConnell has said he's willing to make changes to win support, and in the week ahead, plenty of backroom bargaining is expected. He is seeking to push a final package through the Senate before the July 4 recess. Addressing reporters Sunday, the Senate's No. 2 Republican said passing a health care bill won't get any easier if Republican leaders delay a Senate vote on the GOP health care plan. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas said there is 'a sense of urgency' to push forward but acknowledged the outcome is 'going to be close.' He told reporters at a private gathering hosted by the libertarian Koch brothers in Colorado that Trump will be 'important' in securing the final votes. 'We're trying to hold him back a little bit,' Cornyn said with a smile. The Senate bill resembles legislation the House approved last month. A CBO analysis of the House measure predicts an additional 23 million people over the next decade would have no health care coverage, and recent polling shows only around 1 in 4 Americans views the House bill favorably. The legislation would phase out extra federal money that more than 30 states receive for expanding Medicaid to additional low-income earners. It would also slap annual spending caps on the overall Medicaid program, which since its inception in 1965 has provided states with unlimited money to cover eligible costs. Conservative Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said he is opposing the Senate bill because it 'is not anywhere close to repeal' of the Affordable Care Act. He says the bill offers too many tax credits that help poorer people to buy insurance. 'If we get to impasse, if we go to a bill that is more repeal and less big government programs, yes, I'll consider partial repeal,' he said. 'I'm not voting for something that looks just like Obamacare.' Trump said he thinks Republicans in the Senate are doing the best they can to push through the bill. 'I don't think they're that far off. Famous last words, right? But I think they're going to get there,' Trump said of Republican Senate leaders. 'We don't have too much of a choice, because the alternative is the dead carcass of Obamacare.' Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of New York said Democrats have been clear they will cooperate with Republicans if they agree to drop a repeal of the Affordable Care Act and instead work to improve it. Still, Schumer acknowledged it was too close to call as to whether Republicans could muster enough support on their own to pass the bill. He said they had 'at best, a 50-50 chance.' Trump was interviewed by 'Fox & Friends,' while Collins, Schumer and Paul appeared on ABC's 'This Week.' Johnson spoke on NBC's 'Meet the Press.' ___ Associated Press writer Steve Peoples in Colorado Springs, Colorado, contributed to this report.
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  • Almost everywhere I went this weekend and ran into someone I knew, there was one question asked by just about everyone – whether it was at the pool, on the golf course, or grilling burgers in my back yard – “Will the Republicans get their health care bill through the Senate this week?” Let’s take a look at what the GOP has to do to get that bill approved. 1. A test for the Senate Majority Leader.  The hamburgers had barely touched the grill on Sunday evening, when my father – a veteran of many legislative showdowns on Capitol Hill – asked whether I thought the GOP could get the health bill approved in the Senate by the end of the week. My answer is much like where we were with the House bill at the beginning of May – I can see the GOP passing this by the narrowest of margins, and I can also envision the bill getting delayed because of concerns among GOP Senators.  Remember, the House had a couple of false starts before finally mustering a majority for the Republican health plan. Senate Republicans face key week as more lawmakers waver in support for health-care bill — devcode88 (@devcode88) June 26, 2017 2. President Trump warming in the bullpen.  Just like he did when he cajoled reluctant Republicans in the House to get on board with a GOP health care plan, the White House has already had the President reaching out to GOP conservatives who aren’t quite sure they really want to vote for this overhaul of the Obama health law. Over the weekend, the President again made clear – that despite concerns over individual provisions in the bill, and how it might change health insurance options in the individual market – this is better than the current Obamacare situation. Expect to hear that argument a lot more this week from the White House. I cannot imagine that these very fine Republican Senators would allow the American people to suffer a broken ObamaCare any longer! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 24, 2017 3. There really is no role for Democrats. Just like in 2009 and 2010 as the Obama health law made its way through the House and Senate – when Republicans did not have the votes to leave their imprint on the bill – Democrats are simply on the sidelines, as they lob verbal grenades at the GOP on an hourly basis. It’s important to remember this week that Republicans have almost no margin for error, as just three GOP Senators could tip the balance of this debate if they refuse to back the Republican health bill. All Democrats can do is watch from the sidelines, and hope they have an impact. We got the Senate bill text on Thursday. This bill would overhaul our entire health care system but the GOP wants to vote next Thursday! — Dick Durbin (@DickDurbin) June 25, 2017 4. Have you read the bill? Why not? The GOP health bill is just 142 pages long – but even if you sit down to read it, I guarantee that most of you won’t be able to figure out what it says. Why? Well, that’s because it is basically an amendment to the underlying Obama health law, and if you don’t have that language on hand, you won’t really know what the Republicans are trying to change, and how. The original Affordable Care Act was well over 2,000 pages long – and the reason that this GOP bill is so short is simple – it just amends the Obama health law – this is not “repeal and replace” by any measure. Because it leaves most of Obamacare in place. https://t.co/8lnG9385JU — Bill Kristol (@BillKristol) June 25, 2017 5. The GOP Senators who might vote ‘No.’ If I had to list a group of Republicans to watch, my morning line would look this way: I WILL SAY THIS SENATOR IS OPPOSED TO THE BILL 1) Rand Paul – most likely to vote “No” at this point 2) Dean Heller – Nevada Senator said on Friday that there must be changes POSSIBLE NO VOTE 3) Mike Lee – said this weekend he thinks the bill doesn’t significantly reform health care. But I still wonder if he gets to “Yes” with some late changes. 4) Susan Collins – CBO report is important, plus Planned Parenthood. Still not sure she votes “No.” 5) Lisa Murkowski – Planned Parenthood & bill details important. Important one to watch. CONSERVATIVES ON THE FENCE 6) Ted Cruz – Yes, I know Cruz has said he has concerns. So did the Freedom Caucus in the House, but most of them ended up voting for the bill. 7) Ron Johnson – Same thought for the Wisconsin Republican as Cruz. Can’t see either of them being the 51st vote against the bill. 8) Bill Cassidy – No matter what he said to Jimmy Kimmel, I still think it is unlikely that Cassidy votes against the Senate bill. But we’ll see. Latest whip count on #SenateHealthCareBill: 45 yea 55 nay @GOP opposed: Paul, Cruz, Lee, Heller, Johnson, Cassidy, Collins. — KOMO Newsradio (@komonewsradio) June 25, 2017 Clearly, the GOP leadership – and the White House – has some legislative arm twisting to do in coming days. If this plan stays on track, it could well be voted through on Thursday or Friday.  And if that happens, I wouldn’t rule out the GOP thinking about bringing it right to the floor of the House for a final vote. But we’ll see if we actually get that far.  Stay tuned.  It will be a very interesting week in the halls of Congress.